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obama. the sequester would be in effect, but they're going to try to get rid of the sequester though the tea party types want the lower figure locked in and that's important for not only what's going on right now but for what is going on in the future when he turns to writing these bills. and there's the potential for the same kind of gridlock on these 12 bills, which are -- they don't get a lot of headlines around the country but it's where a lot of the real sort of nuts and bolts work happens and where the incremental changes in our government are made. >> down in the engine room as we heard the chairman explain. andy taylor, roxana torin. thanks for being a part of " newsmakers." >> thank you. happy to do it. >> on the next "washington journal, historian and author douglas brinkley talks about the second terms of u.s. presidents and windy ginsburg from the u.s. research office discusses the perks and benefits of the former presidents of the united states including pensions, offices and libraries. "washington journal" live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. next, a rally for climate c
and behavior of the most consequential power on earth. barack obama is the great extricate her. his role is to get americans out of conflicts, not get them into new ones. cruel and unforgiving assessment. >> thank you, aaron. [applause]>> we will take it from your rebuttal. we will now have a three-minute rebuttal from liana. we will leave it to josh to do that rebuttal. >> i will say couple of things quickly. first, with all due respect to the presidency, it is not up to him or the president what history provides. history presents challenges, whether he wants to do the great indicator -- it is not up to him. history will operate the way it does. we will assess the various challenges on their own. secondly, i understand the problem of knowledge and ignorance and personal and political life and diplomatic life. we all operate with the various levels of knowledge. we will never have the kind of clarity that some people want us to have before we undertake historical action. we can argue about levels of clarity that would be necessary and what we would have to know and what we would not have
to with the senate and president obama. the sequester would be in effect, but they would be rid of a lot of these cuts. but the tea party really wants the lower figure locked in. that is important for what is going on in the future returns to writing these bills -- in the future when he returns to writing these bills. the headlines around the country, where a lot of the real nuts and bolts work happens and where the more incremental changes in our government are made. >> down in the engine room. thank you very much for being a part of the "news makers." [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> i think the women themselves, in many cases, were interested in politics, but had no vehicle to express that in their lives. so they were attracted to men who would become politically active or were already politically active. >> each of them, i find them intriguing. half of them, particularly because they are so obscure historical. i think half of these women probably would be almost totally unrecognizable to most men and w
, your calls and comments on "washington journal." then, harold rogers of kentucky. and, president obama's state of the union address and the republican response from marco rubio. >> we have a habit in this country of glossing over presidents. we have decided that some people are bald eagles. they all have to be treated as if they are symbols of the country. what that means is you have a smoothing over of their rough edges. there is a feeling among modern presidents that they have a right to a certain veneration. that generation will be located in their presidential outlook. even if they are gone, their children and former allies, their lieutenants who live longer, they continue this. in many ways, they are even more ferociously committed to the legacy, not only because it involves them, big -- but because the old man is gone. the problem is, what does the government do, because it is responsible for these libraries, when you have a flat president? >> are two of our conversation with timothy natalli. tonight at 8:00 p.m., on c- span's "q&a." this morning, a political roundtable with davi
president obama's leadership only one year ago. the -- it is not that we do not understand that the department of defense needs to make a contribution to the nation's fiscal situation resolution. that is why we have accommodated for hundred $87 billion in cuts. -- 487 billion dollars in cuts. that was on top of several hundred billions of dollars worth of cuts that secretary gates it began, eliminating unneeded and him are -- began, eliminating unneeded programs. i also understand that the taxpayer deserves every defense dollar that we do get from you. we will continue to strive to get better buying power for the defense dollar system. but both a strategic approach to defense spending and efficient use of the taxpayer dollar or undermined i sequestration. -- by sequestration. it is not a result of an economic session or emergency. it is not because discretionary spending cuts is the answer to the fiscal challenges. do the math. it does not in reaction to a more peaceful world. it is not due to a breakthrough in military technology or strategic insight. it is not because pat
has met with president obama, engaged with key members of the president's cabinet, and traveled overseas to educate leaders about our unique nation- to-nation of relationship. he has championed tribal health care, worked hard with the promise of the tribal law and order act, and led the charge for the most successful native vote campaign ever. ladies and gentlemen, please help me welcome the president of the national congress of the american indian president jefferson keel. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. good morning. members of the national congress of american indians, members of the administration, members of congress, tribal leaders, fellow citizens, my fellow americans. as president of the national congress of american indians, as one of more than five million american indians and alaska natives of the recognized tribal nations and state recognized governments of the indian country, it's an honor to speak to you today. native americans are as diverse as america itself, an array of cultures, each with its rich heritage and proud history. in all of our vibrant threads, s
for senate democrats, president obama said, and i quote: "as we move forward on health reform it is not enough for us to simply add more people to medicare or medicaid to increase coverage in the absence of cost controls and reform." he went on to conclude, "another way of putting it is, we can't simply put more people into a broken system that doesn't work." he was right. we cannot afford to expand a broken system. right now, without expansion, the cost to maintain our current department of public welfare programs will increase by $400 million dollars. the main driver in that cost increase is medicaid and long- term care. washington is asking us to expand medicaid as part of the affordable care act without any clear guidance or reasonable assurances. today, i sent a letter to secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius advising her of our position. we need to work together to provide access to greater and affordable health care for all pennsylvania families. however, washington must provide a clear answer about what this expansion would cost the taxpayers of our
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